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Senior Java Developer

 

 EnglishCentral, a Google Ventures and Atlas funded company, is looking for a senior Java Developer to join our team developing our online English language learning site.  Today we have over 800,000 registered users, 80 thousand students, and a dozen partners teaching English using EnglishCentral all over the world.

EnglishCentral is a fun place to work in a very exciting space. We do what it takes to deliver the best language learning experience for our users, students, and teachers and we do it all over the world. Work with and learn from people in Japan, Korea, Turkey, Brazil and have your code instantly used by thousands of users every week.
If you have a passion for great code, think education is the next big thing in the Internet, and potentially want to interact and travel the world come talk to us at EnglishCentral.

Responsibilities:
• Design, develop, and developer test Java REST services that will provide the business backbone of our web and mobile applications.
• Developer will work as part of our core web services team and have the opportunity to work with some great, very experienced experts in speech technology and Java services.
• Developer will interact with our mobile, web front-end, and partner teams in delivering services to these internal and external clients.

Skills:
We’re looking for a developer with a passion for great software who has already worked on a few web services or backend projects. Here is a list of absolutely necessary skills.
• Real-world experience building scalable, reliable services
• 3-10 years experience with Java, Scala, Python or other significant OO language
• Comfortable in an agile, collaborative team environment
• Database Schema design experience with MySQL, Oracle, Postrgres or other.
• B.S in CS or equivalent
• Experience learning a second language. Living / studying abroad experience is a plus

Compensation:
• Competitive salary
• Stock options
• Flexible working hours

How to reach us:
First check out our site and experience the power of videos for English language learning at http://www.englishcentral.com. Then send us a resume and links to web sites you have worked on. Sorry no recruiters.

Brian Eberman
COO @ EnglishCentral

Location: Center of Arlington, MA

Compensation: competitive base salary, stock options, and health care benefits
Please no phone calls, On-site applications authorized to work in the US only.

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Advertising Manager 

 EnglishCentral, a Google Ventures and Atlas funded company, is looking for a hands-on Javascript software engineer to join our team developing our online English language learning site.  Today we have over 2,000,000 registered users, 15 thousand students, and a dozen partners teaching English using EnglishCentral all over the world.

EnglishCentral is a fun place to work in a very exciting space.   We do what it takes to deliver the best language learning experience for our users, students, and teachers and we do it all over the world.  Work with and learn from people in Japan, China, Korea, Turkey, Brazil and have your code instantly used by thousands of users every week.

We have fun in the office and outside.  Race car driving at F1, lunches in the office, or go skiing with the group.

If you have a passion for great web applications, think education is the next big thing in the Internet, and potentially want to interact and travel the world come talk to us at EnglishCentral.

Location: Center of Arlington, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Develop advertising campaigns and initial user experiences in Japanese on Google, Facebook and other advertising mediums.
  • Monitor and optimize campaigns for profitability and marketing spend targets.
  • Working with development to increase the performance of your marketing campaigns.

Skills:

We’re looking for someone with a passion for marketing and analytics with expert knowledge of the Japanese culture and language.

  • Background in direct marketing with at least class experience. Could be from a marketing, psychology, finance, management, or economics background.
  • 1-3 years of Marketing experience
  • Sense of design and aesthetics
  • Ability to look at basic statistics in spreadsheets and analytics programs to understand the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.
  • Master Degree in experimental psychology, economics, finance, business, marketing, or related field
  • Must speak and write Japanese fluently and have a strong understanding of Japanese culture
  • Native Japanese a plus

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Flexible working hours

Please no phone calls, On-site applications authorized to work in the US only.

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Javascript Angular Framework Developer

 

 EnglishCentral, a Google Ventures and Atlas funded company, is looking for a hands-on Javascript software engineer to join our team developing our online English language learning site.  Today we have over 2,000,000 registered users, 15 thousand students, and a dozen partners teaching English using EnglishCentral all over the world.

EnglishCentral is a fun place to work in a very exciting space.   We do what it takes to deliver the best language learning experience for our users, students, and teachers and we do it all over the world.  Work with and learn from people in Japan, China, Korea, Turkey, Brazil and have your code instantly used by thousands of users every week.

We have fun in the office and outside.  Race car driving at F1, lunches in the office, or go skiing with the group.

If you have a passion for great web applications, think education is the next big thing in the Internet, and potentially want to interact and travel the world come talk to us at EnglishCentral.

Location: Center of Arlington, MA

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and developer test web applications for EnglishCentral.com using Javascript in the Angular framework
  • Developer will work as part of the web development team and work with the rest of the global team which includes back-end and mobile development. Opportunities to move into other area.

Skills:

We’re looking for a developer with a passion for languages who has already worked on a few web applications beyond school projects and who is eager to learn Angular/ Javascript in depth.  The candidate will also be expected to work in PhP as part of the front-end development. Here is a list of absolutely necessary skills.

  • Real-world experience building consumer-facing applications with a modern framework (Angular, RoR, Grails, or other).
  • Knowledge of front-end web technologies: XHTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, JSON
  • Proficient with Javascript and at least one Javascript framework, preferably Angular
  • Comfortable in an agile, collaborative team environment
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years development experience
  • Experience learning a second language. Living / studying abroad experience is a plus

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock options
  • Flexible working hours

Please no phone calls, On-site applications authorized to work in the US only.

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Comments

  1. Jennifer Sunga says:

    Are you still hiring for online teacher?

    • Thanks for your interest in working as a tutor for EnglishCentral. We currently aren’t looking to hire tutors. However, we will soon launch added functionality allowing tutors around the world to teach on EnglishCentral. Stay tune for an announcement about that when we release this. Currently we only have tutors working at our own locations.

      Thanks again.

      The EnglishCentral Team

      • Hi, since the above question, has your company had any job openings for an online teacher?

      • Hi Eirene,

        Currently we don’t, we have our own inhouse online teaching staff. However, we will announce in the near future changes to allow independent teachers to sign up and teach in conjunction with our platform. Stay tuned for that announcement and thanks for reaching out to us.

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